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Statement on bipartisan infrastructure negotiations: Working people are ready to rise to the occasion

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the ongoing bipartisan infrastructure negotiations in the Senate: “Working with Congress and the administration to deliver on President Biden’s promise of major, and long-overdue investments in America’s infrastructure remains the top priority for the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO. […]

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Rail workers, unions eagerly await GAO study on precision scheduled railroading

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to the GAO accepting a request by Chairs DeFazio and Payne to study the impacts of Precision Scheduled Railroading (PSR): “For years, freight rail workers and their unions have been sounding the alarm about the dangers of PSR, […]

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TTD Statement on passage of INVEST in America Act

Washington, DC — Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on the passage of the historic INVEST in America Act by the U.S. House of Representatives: “Momentum is growing for the kind of once-in-a-generation investments in infrastructure that will transform our country, create and sustain millions of good jobs, and […]

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New NHTSA AV crash reporting standards will improve safety, accountability

Washington, DC — Today, NHTSA ordered autonomous vehicle manufacturers and operators to report crash data to the federal government. Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement: “As autonomous technology is tested and deployed on American roads, transportation labor has long called for safety to be prioritized, including data collection […]

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TTD Statement on White House, Senate Infrastructure Deal

Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in response to an infrastructure deal reached between the White House and a bipartisan group of Senators: “Bold, federal investments in our nation’s infrastructure — the kind that will put millions of people to work rebuilding our country and economy — have […]

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TTD Statement on Commerce Committee Passage of the Surface Transportation Investment Act

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement on today’s successful passage of the Surface Transportation Investment Act out of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: “TTD appreciates the Commerce Committee’s bipartisan commitment to Amtrak. By working to improve service quality and acknowledging that current […]

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Restored federal funding for California High Speed Rail is win for working families

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement commending the Biden administration for restoring $929 million in federal funding for California High Speed Rail: “The era of playing politics with transportation funding is over. Last week’s announcement that California High Speed Rail will once again receive federal […]

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INVEST in America Act is the bold vision working families need

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding passage of the INVEST in America Act by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee: “Transportation labor applauds passage of the INVEST in America Act by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee early this morning. Working families are now […]

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Transportation Labor Supports the INVEST in America Act

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement in support of the INVEST in America Act: “We applaud the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure for putting the needs of working families first by reintroducing the INVEST in America Act. This legislation builds on legislation introduced and […]

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Transportation Labor celebrates expansion of TSO collective bargaining rights

Washington, DC – Greg Regan, president of the Transportation Trades Department, AFL-CIO (TTD), issues this statement applauding the expansion of union rights and worker protections to America’s TSA Workforce: “For nearly two decades, Transportation Security Officers (TSOs) have placed themselves in harm’s way to keep travelers and transportation workers safe by screening passengers and baggage […]

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